How to uninstall Windows Simple Protector scam application
Windows Simple Protector stands for scareware tool that was developed and is now being distributed for the only aim – to snatch money from users who were deceived by being fooled thinkng that they are purchsing some excellent program in order to make their PC operate better. Still, the truth of the matter is that Windows Simple Protector tool is not able at all of helping your computer eimprove its functionality. It is only able of stealing your funds and fooling you. As you see, there is nothing fair and modest in Windows Simple Protector virus. The only good and right decision for you would thus be to remove Windows Simple Protector virus application. Please find the step-by-step removal guidelines provided below.
Windows Simple Protector scareware, by the way, originates in Russia. Its elaborators are simply the bunch of frauds and liars that deserve to be imprisoned for their evil actions. They apply fictitious Microsoft Security Essentials Alerts for spreading this malware called Windows Simple Protector virus. When this Windows Simple Protector virus is eventually installed it would make series of fake system scans, stating to identify many system errors at the end. Users start thinking that his/her computer is in the horrible condition. And some of them make the decision to buy the registered version of this malady named Windows Simple Protector, since it promises them to cope with all detected errors and system malfunctions. Please do not be tricked by Windows Simple Protector fictitious promises and by its elaborators. They are just the bunch of crooks that must be put to prison for their so many evil deeds.
We have elaborated step-by-step removal instructions for elimination of Windows Simple Protector virus from your system. Make sure to read all of them, otherwise we do not guarantee successful removal of this scareware. Thus, it is not enough just to run the tool suggested by us. Make sure to accomplish all preparatory steps that we have provided below.
Windows Simple Protector automatic remover:
Before downloading and running GridinSoft Trojan Killer for removal of Windows Simple Protector several additional preparatory steps need to be done. This is necesary, because Windows Simple Protector blocks your Internet connection, and you will not be able to run GridinSoft Trojan Killer. In order to prevent this blockage please take the following sequence of steps:
1. Make sure that your Operating System is tuned up in such a mode that hidden files and folders of your PC are viewable. The instruction on how to do it can be found here for Windows XP and here for Windows Vista/7.
2. Choose “View” tab in the window that appeared, and in the advanced settings choose the option “Show hidden files and folders”. Press OK.
3. Go to the folder %User Profile%\Application Data\Microsoft.
Important! Depending on the Operating System of your computer, %UserProfile% stands for C:\Documents and Settings\[Current User] for Windows XP and C:\Users\[Current User] for Windows Vista/7.
In other words, the folder that should be opened is as follows, depending on the operating system:
%SysDrive%Documents and Settings[Current User]Application Data\Microsoft for Windows XP
%SysDrive%Users[Current User]Application Data\Microsoft for Windows Vista/7.
In this folder there will be the main executable file of Windows Simple Protector (with the icon of *avi file), having some random name.
4. Rename the above-mentioned executable file into some other name of your choice and restart your computer. Upon the system restart Windows Simple Protector will no longer block your Internet browser.
5. Download the latest version of GridinSoft Trojan Killer to your infected computer, install it and run it.
The procedure for removal of Windows Simple Protector is similar to the removal of Windows Remedy virus as shown on the video below:
Windows Simple Protector manual removal guide:
Delete Windows Simple Protector files:
Delete Windows Simple Protector registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell “%AppData%\Microsoft\[random].exe”